Welcome to the Keshet Resources Library! Here you will find a variety of resources on all things LGBT and Jewish: articles, rituals, poetry, divrei torah/sermons, policies, and more. This is a dynamic collection of resources, written by a variety of authors, in different time periods, who offer a range of insight and perspective. We’re grateful to the Institute for Judaism, Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity work curating and extraordinary collection of LGBT Jewish resources. While this is not an exhaustive library of resources on these topics, it is extensive and will be updated frequently. We always welcome new contributions and feedback on what’s here.
The online Torah Queeries archive offers over 180 creative and incisive “queer” takes on the weekly Torah portions and major Jewish holidays, written by some of the Jewish world’s most dynamic scholars, rabbis, activists, and lay leaders. Go to Torah Queeries
Our library of marriage materials includes liturgy, guidelines, and sample rituals for clergy and couples interested in infusing unions of LGBTQ couples with Jewish tradition. Go to the Marriage Project
Find LGBTQ-inclusive lesson plans, resource guides and best practices for creating LGBTQ-inclusive camps and youth groups, as well as samples of educational programs created by other educators, youth professionals, and Jewish youth leaders.
Go to the Education Resources
An interactive exploration of what traditional Jewish texts have to say about transgender and gender nonconforming experiences and about gender in general. If the Talmud were a web page, it might look something like this! Go to TransTexts
A collection of over 160 classical Jewish texts curated by Rabbi Steve Greenberg. These are the primary source texts Rabbi Greenberg explored in depth in his groundbreaking book, Wrestling with God & Men: Homosexuality in the Jewish Tradition. Here you can create customizable text-study and source sheets using the Wrestling with God texts for use in classrooms, synagogues, and other educational venues. Go to Wrestling with God
Purchase resources to promote LGBT inclusion in your institution. Go to the Store
Check out videos and photos of LGBTQ Jewish community and activism! Go to Photos and Videos
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